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Ricky Martin unveils lifelike wax double in Las Vegas

Singer Ricky Martin came face to face with himself in Las Vegas on Wednesday (19Nov14) when he unveiled a lifelike waxwork double.

The Livin' La Vida Loca star was stunned as his new Madame Tussauds figure was revealed at the Venetian Resort and Casino in Nevada.


The figure will eventually be shipped to Orlando, Florida for the opening of the city's new Madame Tussauds museum in the spring (15).


Martin said, "It was a wonderful experience to sit for the amazing artists who create these wax figures. I feel honored to be inducted into Madame Tussauds, and even more so, that I will be featured in Madame Tussauds Orlando, as Florida has a special place in my heart."


To create the figure, sculptors had to take more than 500 different measurements of the singer's features.


Martin is in Sin City for Thursday's (20Nov14) Latin Grammys.